rally against

idiom

: to publicly showed opposition to
Students rallied against the new dress code guidelines.

Examples of rally against in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Seven years later, students seized the building to rally against the school’s plans to convert the ballroom where Malcolm X had been assassinated into a biomedical research center. Daniel Arkin, NBC News, 1 May 2024 After the explosion, Philly Thrive, a local grassroots environmental justice group, drummed up its efforts to organize and rally against the refinery. Rachel Ramirez, CNN, 14 Apr. 2024 Marchers rally against Netanyahu's government in Jerusalem last night. NBC News, 4 Apr. 2024 As a proud Jew for Palestinian freedom, being excluded from a rally against antisemitism was painful. Letters To The Editor, The Mercury News, 6 Mar. 2024 Russian soldiers stand next to their trucks during a rally against Russian occupation in Kherson in March 2022. Matthew Luxmoore, WSJ, 29 Feb. 2024 Mullens completed 30 of 44 passes for 396 yards and two touchdowns, but two late interceptions ruined any chance of a late rally against Detroit. Dave Hogg, USA TODAY, 7 Jan. 2024 Loyal supporters of Khan who have continued to rally against authorities are also likely to pose an issue for Sharif. Azaz Syed, CNN, 3 Mar. 2024 Braving Tuesday evening’s rain, a few dozen Gilroy residents gathered outside of Station 55 Mexican Restaurant downtown to rally against city orders to remove a parklet that has become the center of an ongoing dispute. Luis Melecio-Zambrano, The Mercury News, 5 Jan. 2024

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“Rally against.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rally%20against. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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